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Richard Hume HOGG

Regimental number808
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 7"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Martha B. Hogg, Geraldine, Greenmount, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in State School Cadets, Ipswich, Queensland.
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [566] 2nd Lt James Scholes HOGG, 42nd Bn, died of wounds, 1 August 1917; 807 Pte William Ballantine HOGG, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 26 December 1916; 808 Corporal Richard Hume HOGG, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919; Sister: Staff Nurse Jessie Scholes HOGG, Australian Army Nursing Service, discharged, 24 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 5 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOGG Richard Hume

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